By: Joe Pereira
Mr. Apolinário da Silva
Spotted at Folkorama - Casa do Minho on August 9th – 2014
Born in Portugal
Moved to France in 1959.
Married in Paris to Delmina his wife of more than 40 years.
Moved to Winnipeg in 1972
His 2 sons were born in France and a daughter was born in Winnipeg.
Every 2 years Mr. da Silva returns to France and Portugal
Retired from John Buhler industries in 2005 after 35 years( wielder )
Mr Da Silva volunteers at:
Casa do Minho (financing and kitchen)
St Boniface hospital
Dear Lodge and Maples Nursing Home
Health science Center Children’s Ward
Loves to volunteer for a better world - Mr. Silva has dedicated his life to helping others 365 days a year for over 30 years
Fishing and hunting
Spending time with his 3 grand children
Mr. Silva's passion in life is to simply give his time in helping others, keep up the great work and keep giving.